Presentation on theme: "1 Welcome to Cub Scout Leader Training 2 Your Trainers Today: John Spahr, Aklan District, (925) 944-9467 Breakout."— Presentation transcript:
1 Welcome to Cub Scout Leader Training
2 Your Trainers Today: John Spahr, Aklan District, (925) Breakout Sessions:
3 The Cub Scout Promise I, (name) promise to do my best to do my duty to God and my country, to help other people, and to obey the Law of the Pack.
4 Five Groups Being Trained Today: Pack Committee Cubmasters Den Leaders Webelos Den Leaders Tiger Cub Den Leaders
5 Leadership Skills Setting the example Working and cooperating within the Pack Communicating effectively Understanding and working with boys Projecting Cub Scout spirit through the right attitude and enthusiasm
6 Just who ARE the Pack Leaders? Chartered Organization Representative Pack Committee Chair and Committee Cubmaster and Assistants Den Leaders and Assistants Den Chiefs
7 The Pack Committee Chairman Secretary Treasurer Advancement Pack Trainer Outings Friends of Scouting Public Relations Membership and Re-registration
8 The Cubmaster Provides overall pack leadership Leads in planning the pack program Leads monthly pack meetings Coordinates pack membership, recruiting and transition Supported by Pack Committee Chartered Organization
9 The Cub Scout & Webelos Den Leaders: Give leadership to their Den program planning Plan, prepare, and run their Den meetings Lead their Dens at pack events Work with Pack leadership to ensure Den success Participate in Pack program planning Supported by Cubmaster Pack Committee
10 The Tiger Cub Den Leader: Helps the Den get organized Gives leadership to Den program planning Shares leadership with adult partners Works with other Pack leaders Participates in Pack program planning Supported by Cubmaster Pack Committee
11 ALL Cub Scout Leaders are Supported by the District and Council through District Committee District Executive District Training Team District Cub Scout Roundtables Unit Commissioners (Go to video: Pack Organization)
12 The Advancement Method Encouragement and recognition of achievement Grade-related and progressive An asset or “tool” for parents Role of parents changes as boys mature In Tiger Cubs, parents are “adult partners” In Wolf & Bear Cub years, parents work with the boys In Webelos Scouting, parents help with advancement while “counselors” do the actual approving
13 Tiger Cub Advancement Parents are “adult partners” for all meetings and activities Tiger Cub Totem Tiger Cub rank Tiger Tracks Bobcat rank
16 The Arrow of Light Highest award in Cub Scouting Tied to the Webelos-to-Scout transition
17 Cub Scout Uniforming Sense of belonging Recognition and attention Identification with Scouting
18 Adult Cub Scout Leader Uniforms Set the example Visible sign of Leadership Identification with Scouting
19 Summary: Advancement & Uniforming Advancement is grade-based and progressive Parents are the key to advancement for Tiger, Wolf, and Bear Cub Scouts Leaders (counselors) are the key to advancement for Webelos Scouts Leaders set uniforming example for all (Go to video: Advancement and Uniforming)
20 The Purposes of Cub Scouting Character Development Spiritual Growth Citizenship Sportsmanship Family Understanding Getting Along with Others Personal Achievement Helpfulness Exciting Things to do Preparing Cubs to be Boy Scouts
21 Planning in the Pack Built around monthly themes for Cub Scouts, activities for Tiger Cubs, and activity badges for Webelos Scouts Themes tie each Pack meeting together Annual program planning conference Monthly Pack leaders’ meeting
22 Cub Scout Camping Day camp Resident camp Family camping Pack camping Be sure to include Pack camping in your annual program plans.
23 Cub Scout Pack Meetings Before the meeting Gathering Opening Program Den skits, songs, and stunts Demonstrations or presentations Games FUN! Recognitions (Advancement and other) Closing After the meeting
24 Great Cub Scout Meetings Are planned well in advance Make good use of all leaders Use official program helps like the Cub Scout Leader Book and Group Meeting Sparklers Use Pack people resources Anticipate any behavior problems Are FUN!!!
25 Great Cub Scout Leaders Know That: Boys need a fast-moving program Energetic and quiet activities should be alternated “Hands-on” works better with boys than “lecture” Boys will learn self-control when given guidelines Codes of conduct work when applied consistently (Go to video: Pack Programming)